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Photograph of two San Francisco Mint employees working on the account books. - NARA - 296549

Photograph of two San Francisco Mint employees working on the account ...

Picryl description: Public domain image of an office, table, bureau, desk, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Photograph of San Francisco Mint employees in the Rolling Room. - NARA - 296555

Photograph of San Francisco Mint employees in the Rolling Room. - NARA...

Scope and content: An article that appeared in "Overland Monthly" (volume XXXVI, #216, December 1900) features this photograph on page 570.

Photograph of six San Francisco Mint employees in the Rolling Room. - NARA - 296559

Photograph of six San Francisco Mint employees in the Rolling Room. - ...

Picryl description: Public domain image of a living room, salon, office, late 19th-century interior, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Transportation of ore from Rosalia Mine, Mexico - NARA - 296583

Transportation of ore from Rosalia Mine, Mexico - NARA - 296583

Public domain image of a rural landscape, agriculture, farm animals, livestock, pasture, free to use, no copyright restrictions - Picryl description

Photograph of the San Francisco Mint Coin Adjusting Room. Tables have assay scales at each station. Coin counting... - NARA - 296577

Photograph of the San Francisco Mint Coin Adjusting Room. Tables have ...

Picryl description: Public domain image of a factory, plant, manufacture, assembly line, industrial facility, early 20th-century industrial architecture, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Photograph of four men outside a mine shaft. The foremost man appears to be cutting timbers for bracing the interior... - NARA - 296580

Photograph of four men outside a mine shaft. The foremost man appears ...

Scope and content: The mine is unidentified. It was probably located in California's Sierra Nevada gold mining district.

Photograph of six San Francisco Mint employees in the Receiving Room. - NARA - 296553

Photograph of six San Francisco Mint employees in the Receiving Room. ...

Public domain photograph of meeting, American politicians, government, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Photograph of two San Francisco Mint employees in the Cleaning Room. - NARA - 296560

Photograph of two San Francisco Mint employees in the Cleaning Room. -...

Scope and content: The photograph shows two men in the Cleaning Room before three large tubs of soap and water. A collander sits on a small table in the foreground full of matrix strips (already punched out st... More

Draw Bench, Showing Strip Passing Between the Dies - NARA - 296575

Draw Bench, Showing Strip Passing Between the Dies - NARA - 296575

Public domain photograph of US government agency meeting, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Photograph of destruction outside the San Francisco Mint after the 1906 Eartquake and Fire - NARA - 296587

Photograph of destruction outside the San Francisco Mint after the 190...

Picryl description: Public domain image of a damaged, burned, or destroyed building, natural disaster, war destruction, ruins, 19th-century architecture, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Photograph of five San Francisco Mint employees in the Press Room. - NARA - 296568

Photograph of five San Francisco Mint employees in the Press Room. - N...

Picryl description: Public domain image of a living room, salon, office, late 19th-century interior, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Photograph of machinery at the San Francisco Mint - NARA - 296599

Photograph of machinery at the San Francisco Mint - NARA - 296599

Picryl description: Public domain image of a living room, salon, office, late 19th-century interior, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Photograph of San Francisco Mint adjuster of weights sitting at a long adjusting table in the basement of the Mint. - NARA - 296548

Photograph of San Francisco Mint adjuster of weights sitting at a long...

Public domain photograph of laboratory, scientist, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Photograph of four San Francisco Mint employees in the Draw Bench Room. - NARA - 296556

Photograph of four San Francisco Mint employees in the Draw Bench Room...

Scope and content: Strips of Gold were passed through the draw bench and reduced to as near standard weight as possible.

Photograph of four San Francisco Mint employees in the melting and refining section of the Mint. - NARA - 296591

Photograph of four San Francisco Mint employees in the melting and ref...

Picryl description: Public domain image of a living room, salon, office, late 19th-century interior, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Photograph of several San Francisco Mint employees in the Wash Room preparing gold for the Refinery. - NARA - 296570

Photograph of several San Francisco Mint employees in the Wash Room pr...

Picryl description: Public domain image of an industrial building, factory, workshop, workers, 19th-20th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Photograph of four San Francisco Mint assayers in the Assayer's Weigh Room. - NARA - 296552

Photograph of four San Francisco Mint assayers in the Assayer's Weigh ...

Picryl description: Public domain image of a group of people, United States politics, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Photograph of the San Francisco Mint assaying division showing leather-topped tables and assay scales used to check... - NARA - 296598

Photograph of the San Francisco Mint assaying division showing leather...

Public domain photograph of laboratory, scientist, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Photograph of the San Francisco Mint employees in an office - NARA - 296545

Photograph of the San Francisco Mint employees in an office - NARA - 2...

Picryl description: Public domain image of a living room, salon, office, late 19th-century interior, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Photograph of a San Francisco Mint employee in an attic workshop. - NARA - 296565

Photograph of a San Francisco Mint employee in an attic workshop. - NA...

Public domain photograph of a workshop, industrial building, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Photograph of damage done to the San Francisco Mint chimneys during the 1906 Earthquake. Smaller chimneys from the... - NARA - 296586

Photograph of damage done to the San Francisco Mint chimneys during th...

Public domain image of an industrial building, factory, structure, works, 19th-20th century industrial revolution, free to use, no copyright restrictions - Picryl description

Photograph of San Francisco Mint employees in the Assayer's Office. - NARA - 296547

Photograph of San Francisco Mint employees in the Assayer's Office. - ...

Picryl description: Public domain image of a living room, salon, office, late 19th-century interior, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Picryl description: Public domain image related to an industrial revolution, 19th century industry, factory, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

Picryl description: Public domain image related to an industrial revol...

Picryl description: Public domain image of San Francisco during the Great Depression, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

Photograph of a rolling machine used to produce strips of bullion in uniform thickness. - NARA - 296596

Photograph of a rolling machine used to produce strips of bullion in u...

Picryl description: Public domain photograph of a machine, industrial equipment, engine, generator, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Photograph of three San Francisco Mint employees at the main entrance to the Mint. - NARA - 296550

Photograph of three San Francisco Mint employees at the main entrance ...

Public domain photograph of US government agency official, meeting, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Photograph of the San Francisco Mint - NARA - 296585

Photograph of the San Francisco Mint - NARA - 296585

Public domain photograph of San Francisco streets, landmark historic building, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Photograph of five San Francisco Mint employees in the Coiner's Office. - NARA - 296563

Photograph of five San Francisco Mint employees in the Coiner's Office...

Picryl description: Public domain image of a living room, salon, office, late 19th-century interior, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Photograph of seven San Francisco Mint employees in the Assistant United States Treasurer's office. - NARA - 296551

Photograph of seven San Francisco Mint employees in the Assistant Unit...

Picryl description: Public domain photograph of a jury, political committee, politics, and government, no copyright restrictions.

Photograph of the entrance to the Golden Rule Mine in Tuolumne County, California. - NARA - 296582

Photograph of the entrance to the Golden Rule Mine in Tuolumne County,...

Picryl description: Public domain image of a locomotive, train cars, railroad tracks, railway, 19th-20th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Photograph of a press operator sitting next to a coin press - NARA - 296597

Photograph of a press operator sitting next to a coin press - NARA - 2...

Public domain photograph of US government agency meeting, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Photograph of five San Francisco Mint employees in an office with carts of bullion. - NARA - 296566

Photograph of five San Francisco Mint employees in an office with cart...

Picryl description: Public domain image of a living room, salon, office, late 19th-century interior, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Photograph of five San Francisco Mint employees in the electrolytic refining section. The electrolytic process on... - NARA - 296595

Photograph of five San Francisco Mint employees in the electrolytic re...

Public domain photograph of laboratory, scientist, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Photograph of sacks of coins - NARA - 296600

Photograph of sacks of coins - NARA - 296600

Public domain photograph of US government agency meeting, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Photograph of three San Francisco Mint employees at the annealing furnaces in the Coiner's Department. - NARA - 296558

Photograph of three San Francisco Mint employees at the annealing furn...

Scope and content: Strips of gold were enclosed in long copper cannisters, sealed, and then placed in the furnace. A sink for washing the strips is opposite the furnaces. An article that appeared in "Overland ... More

Silver Reduction Tanks in the Refinery - NARA - 296554

Silver Reduction Tanks in the Refinery - NARA - 296554

Scope and content: An article that appeared in "Overland Monthly" (volume XXXVI, #216, December 1900) features this photograph on page 568.

Photograph of a riverside mining operation with part of the streambed diverted for filtering and sifting for gold. A... - NARA - 296579

Photograph of a riverside mining operation with part of the streambed ...

Scope and content: The encampment is unidentified as is the stream itself. It was probably located in California's Sierra Nevada gold mining district.

Photograph of a stage coach. The coach is a "mudwagon" used to travel through rugged terrain. - NARA - 296584

Photograph of a stage coach. The coach is a "mudwagon" used to travel ...

Public domain photograph of US government agency meeting, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Photograph of destruction outside the San Francisco Mint after the 1906 Eartquake and Fire as seen from the... - NARA - 296588

Photograph of destruction outside the San Francisco Mint after the 190...

Picryl description: Public domain photograph of San Francisco earthquake and Great Fire, free to use, no copyright restrictions image.

Photograph of San Francisco Mint employees and a mounted deer head in a basement office. - NARA - 296546

Photograph of San Francisco Mint employees and a mounted deer head in ...

Public domain photograph of a deer, elk, wild animal,wildlife, nature, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Photograph of two San Francisco Mint employees in the electrolytic refining section. The electrolytic process on view... - NARA - 296594

Photograph of two San Francisco Mint employees in the electrolytic ref...

Public domain photograph of San Francisco streets, landmark historic building, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Punching Machine used for punching out blanks or planchets from uniform strips of metal. - NARA - 296576

Punching Machine used for punching out blanks or planchets from unifor...

Picryl description: Public domain photograph of a machine, industrial equipment, engine, generator, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Photograph of a San Francisco Mint employee at the steam engine in the basement area of the Mint. - NARA - 296562

Photograph of a San Francisco Mint employee at the steam engine in the...

Public domain photograph of San Francisco streets, landmark historic building, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Photograph of eight San Francisco Mint employees in the basement area with gold ingots. - NARA - 296561

Photograph of eight San Francisco Mint employees in the basement area ...

Public domain image of an industrial building, factory, structure, works, 19th-20th century industrial revolution, free to use, no copyright restrictions - Picryl description

Photograph of five San Francisco Mint employees in what appears to be the Melting Room. - NARA - 296567

Photograph of five San Francisco Mint employees in what appears to be ...

Public domain photograph of laboratory, scientist, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Photograph of several San Francisco Mint employees in the electrolytic refining section. The electrolytic process on... - NARA - 296593

Photograph of several San Francisco Mint employees in the electrolytic...

Public domain photograph of San Francisco streets, landmark historic building, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Photograph of several San Francisco Mint employees near the top section of the Corless Engine on the first floor. - NARA - 296572

Photograph of several San Francisco Mint employees near the top sectio...

Picryl description: Public domain image of an industrial equipment, workshop, assembly line, factory, power engine, 19th-20th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Photograph of several San Francisco Mint employees working at the Deposit Melting Furnaces - NARA - 296571

Photograph of several San Francisco Mint employees working at the Depo...

Scope and content: This is the area of the Mint where new deposits were melted for assaying. An article that appeared in "Overland Monthly" (volume XXXVI, #216, December 1900) features this photograph on page 565.

Photograph of two San Francisco Mint employees near two large tanks. - NARA - 296592

Photograph of two San Francisco Mint employees near two large tanks. -...

Public domain scan of oil tank, gas tank, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Front View of Melting Furnace, Showing Crucible, Dipping Cup, Stirrer, Tongs, Ingot Molds, Metal Bars, Etc. - NARA - 296574

Front View of Melting Furnace, Showing Crucible, Dipping Cup, Stirrer,...

Public domain photograph of US government agency meeting, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Photograph of a hydraulic mining operation whereby water is blasted against a hillside to separate loose rock... - NARA - 296578

Photograph of a hydraulic mining operation whereby water is blasted ag...

Scope and content: No location is given for this photgraph, but it is assumed that the mine is somewhere in California's environmentally devasted Sierra Nevada Mountains.

Photograph of five San Francisco Mint employees in the Assistant United States Treasurer's Office. - NARA - 296590

Photograph of five San Francisco Mint employees in the Assistant Unite...

Picryl description: Public domain image of a living room, salon, office, late 19th-century interior, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Photograph of four San Francisco Mint employees in the basement of the Mint washing blanks before they are sent to... - NARA - 296557

Photograph of four San Francisco Mint employees in the basement of the...

Scope and content: A furnace for heating the blanks is at the rear of the photograph. Two tubs for rinsing the blanks are at the left. Two drawers full of gold blanks can also be seen.

Photograph of four San Francisco Mint employees in the Machine Shop. - NARA - 296569

Photograph of four San Francisco Mint employees in the Machine Shop. -...

Picryl description: Public domain image of an industrial building, factory, workshop, workers, 19th-20th century, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Photograph of the San Francisco Mint Assay Furnaces - NARA - 296573

Photograph of the San Francisco Mint Assay Furnaces - NARA - 296573

Scope and content: An article that appeared in "Overland Monthly" (volume XXXVI, #216, December 1900) features this photograph on page 563.

Photograph of the San Francisco Mint Superintendent in his office. - NARA - 296544

Photograph of the San Francisco Mint Superintendent in his office. - N...

Picryl description: Public domain image of an office, table, bureau, desk, free to use, no copyright restrictions.

Photograph of three San Francisco Mint employees with the bullion balance scales. - NARA - 296564

Photograph of three San Francisco Mint employees with the bullion bala...

Public domain photograph of laboratory, scientist, work of US government, free to use, no copyright restrictions image - Picryl description

Photograph of two men starting up a vertical mine shaft underneath a small outcropping of rock on the side of a hill. - NARA - 296581

Photograph of two men starting up a vertical mine shaft underneath a s...

Scope and content: The mine is unidentified. It was probably located in California's Sierra Nevada gold mining district.